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do I contact the owner of PetGroomer.com?
Please use our
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do I know the latest additions to PetGroomer.com?
We suggest you follow our Twitter. Look for the
link in the column on the left. We tweet everyday with the
In this section of PetGroomer.com there is a
What is New page updated frequently.
are those pink tabs along top of pages?
PetGroomer.com is a very big dog! However, no
matter how large we have grown since 1997 we have always kept
PetGroomer.com divided into SEVEN SECTIONS. Each section can be
accessed anywhere in PetGroomer.com by clicking the 7 pink tabs
along the top of this page, and almost all others. Here are the
The dark pink color denotes the section currently where you are.
One of the most popular online communities since 1997.
The # 1 Buy & Sell & Help Wanted grooming marketplace.
Access to everything mobile at PetGroomer.com from one section.
Amazing free offers from PetGroomer.com. Absolutely unique.
Listen to prerecorded grooming talk radio and read great blogs!
It's a Buyer's Guide for groomers and much more, grows weekly.
do I advertise here?
If you are a grooming business owner looking for
If you are a groomer looking for a job,
If you are a groomer with something to sell or
need to buy,
If you are a company that sells products or
services to groomers, you can go far beyond a simple classified
in the PetGroomer.com Classifieds, and show up on our
PetGroomer.com Home Page and potentially thousands of other
pages with a BANNER linked to your web site,
click here for details.
Better yet, call us! Call Stephen at
800-556-5131 or 360-446-5348 for personal assistance. As a major
web site we somewhat dominate all major search engines for
grooming related search, including the top engines like Google
and Yahoo. It pays to advertise here. We're a big site, let us
develop a marketing plan for you with personal assistance.
Banner advertisings is very reasonable, starting at just $1.10 a
want to be part of a grooming community online!
GroomerTALK Community at PetGroomer.com. We have over 10,000
registered members and all it takes is an email address. Our
community has a message board with nearly 500,000 messages and a
Chat Room. Watch for a new multimedia photo sharing feature for
members early in 2011.
do I get trained and start as a pet groomer?
We have more resources for career seekers than any other place
online or in print in the pet grooming world. In late 2010 we
published a FREE CD packed with tons of info. We call it
PetGroomerCD™ and yes it is
totally free, you pay only shipping. A $20 value free. Check out
the Table of Contents at
www.petgroomercd.com. Wow! It covers so much in one place,
Now, let's take a look at what is also online
In this section of PetGroomer.com we suggest you read the Help
Wanted and Job Search ads to see what employers are looking for
in grooming employees. Also, there are sections where you can
buy grooming books, DVDs and Home Study Programs, and there is
another section devoted to pet grooming schools where you learn
In this section we have many types of resources including lists
of schools, home study programs, books, DVDs and more. There are
also articles some of which address career seekers.
You can search among 500,000 messages to learn more about pet
grooming, and many members are career seekers. Some join us
years before they attend school or start home study. Many stay
with us for years, we're always learning more about our careers
and industry. You don't have to join to simply read the board,
but if you do join with just an email address, you can post
questions. Don't worry, we won't bite, no question about your
career is too "dumb" because we are here to help.
If you are going to be self employed after you get your
education be sure to consider mobile grooming. It's a passion
with many groomers today.
you have a search engine for PetGroomer.com?
Yes we do, even on the page you are reading now.
Look at the bottom of this page, and often the same location on
thousands of other pages here. There is a special custom search
engine developed by Google for us.
need to buy products and equipment! Got a Buyers Guide?
Yes we can help with both questions. First, we
do have a list of all of advertising sponsors on the
Home Page. Many sell products and equipment, or offer
educational opportunities. We appreciate your support of our
sponsors that make this site possible, as well as our being able
to offer the free
PetGroomerCD™, the state of the
art community and talk radio too.
In this section of PetGroomer.com we have 20 categories of Buy &
Sell ads, including new and used products and equipment, and
services. The PetGroomer.com Classifieds is one of the busiest
websites in all of pet grooming on the Internet.
We have setup this section as a major buyer's guide packed with
helpful articles and tools like shopping lists to outfit new and
established grooming businesses of any type.
We ask that you don't attempt to sell your
products or services in the GroomerTALK Community and instead
feel like fun today. What's fun at PetGroomer.com?
We have tons of fun here. Consider the following in the Home
Page and Career Center section, which you are in now.
Check out the humor, fun and photos in
Listen to GroomerTALK℠
Radio and Ask A Pro Conference Calls. There are links in the
community, or simply click this link,
is GroomerTALK℠ Radio and GroomWise
Wonderful freelance pet grooming writers present their knowledge
in GroomWise℠ Blogs. In the same
section you can listen to talk radio shows that we recorded in
the past. Check out the archive and details about future shows.
about mobile grooming?
We love mobile grooming, and hundreds of our GroomerTALK
Community members are mobile groomers. For over 10 years we have
been one of the top spots on the Web to buy and sell both new
and used mobile vehicles of all types. You can learn all about
our mobile offerings in this section of PetGroomer.com.
Be sure to check out the dedicated MobileGroomerTALK forum for
can I find a list of grooming shows and competitions?
There is an industry Calendar page in this section of
PetGroomer.com. Click here. If you want your event posted there,
send details to
firstname.lastname@example.org to the attention of the
Webmaster. We also encourage you to send us photos of your past
events for possible publication to thousands of our visitors.
There is a built in calendar in the community, plus there is an
entire forum dedicated to Grooming Events. Many members share
what events they will be attending and meet up! Check it out on
GroomerTALK Message Board.
need to research the industry. Can you help?
Indeed we can help. If you are a member of the
media, click here. Consider these additional locations of
Look for the SURVEYS link in this section of PetGroomer.com. We
have hosted the world's largest surveys of groomers and career
seekers since 1997. Hundreds of thousands have taken our
surveys, and that's thousands times more than other surveys
elsewhere. It's phenomenal. In fact, how about your taking one
If you need demographics of pet groomers use
POWERSEARCH which is a part of our
PetGroomerCD™ has a wealth of
information on aspects of the industry. See
www.petgroomercd.com to order a free copy.
We suggest you access the
Resources Industry Directory and use the built-in search
engine. We are adding more and more information every week along
with the buyer's guide already there in full.
Research Center link in this section of PetGroomer.com. We
have started updating and copying our well known PetGroomer.com
Main Menus of Information feature into the Resources Directory.
In the meantime you can still access Main Menus and see if your
answers are there.
am a pet owner. I need to find a groomer. Can you help?
We have an entire web site for pet owners
looking for grooming services. It is called
Groomer Directory for Pet Owners. Enter your city, state, or
county, or zip code for USA searches. We do list businesses
If you are a grooming business owner access the
same website and click the Add Your Business Listing link.
Follow instructions carefully please. The link is under the two
Bichon puppies you will see there. There is no charge. No other
directory of grooming businesses provides pet owners with so
much detailed information.
know how to groom. How do I start a grooming business?
The founders of PetGroomer.com are also the
leading consultants on the "business side" of pet grooming. One
wrote the classic From Problems to Profits: The Madson
Management System for Pet Grooming Business, and another is
continuing to expand the line of Grooming Business in a Box
workbooks and CD's. Check out
www.groomingbusinessinabox.com for products and services
Many members are business owners. Join the community and reach
out. Ask questions!
do I open a grooming school?
Check out the Consultants category in the Resources Industry
Check out the Consultants category in the grooming industry's
most popular classified ad marketplace.